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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Aquatic Microbiology
The Department of Biology at the University of Waterloo invites applications from
outstanding individuals for a Faculty position in the area of aquatic microbiology.
Applicants should possess disciplinary expertise ideally including one or more aspects of
microbial ecology, biogeochemistry, community or ecosystem dynamics, or water
distribution and treatment systems. This position is intended to support strategic
teaching and research objectives of the Department of Biology and the University of
Waterloo. The incumbent will have access to internal infrastructure, including an
aquatics facility, the Water Institute, and the Environmental Isotopes Laboratory.
Waterloo is situated close to field resources such as the Grand River watershed and the
Great Lakes.
Candidates are being sought at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track); however,
exceptional candidates at higher ranks will also be considered. The individual will
participate in an interdisciplinary environment of research, teaching, and scholarship in
the Department of Biology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the
undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as establish an independent, externally
funded research program.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All qualified candidates
are encouraged to apply although Canadians and permanent residents will be given
priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified
individuals, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.
Three more reasons to apply:
Applications will be accepted until September 1, 2014 with an anticipated start date of
July 1, 2015. Interested applicants are invited to submit their full curriculum vitae, a
concise research and teaching vision statement, and the names and full contact
information of at least three references to:
David Rose, Chair,
Attn.: Jennifer Lehman, [email protected]
University of Waterloo
Faculty of Science
Department of Biology
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3G1